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needlepoint

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noun nee·dle·point \-ˌpȯint\

Simple Definition of needlepoint

  • : designs made by covering a piece of cloth with small stitches

  • : the activity or art of making needlepoint

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of needlepoint

  1. 1 :  lace worked with a needle over a paper pattern

  2. 2 :  embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads

needlepoint

adjective

Examples of needlepoint in a sentence

  1. She sold her needlepoint at the arts and crafts fair.

  2. Her hobbies include knitting and needlepoint.



1865

First Known Use of needlepoint

1865

Rhymes with needlepoint

at gunpoint, at knifepoint, basis point, boiling point, breaking point, brownie point, cardinal point, counterpoint, Curie point, disappoint, extra point, floating-point, focal point, freezing point, growing point, ideal point, knuckle joint, melting point, miter joint, out of joint, pedal point, petit point, point-to-point, pressure point, rabbet joint, selling point, silverpoint, sticking point, strain a point, stretch a point, talking point, to the point, trigger point, triple point, turning point, vantage point, vowel point


NEEDLEPOINT Defined for Kids

needlepoint

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noun nee·dle·point \ˈnē-dəl-ˌpȯint\

Definition of needlepoint for Students

  1. :  embroidery done on canvas usually in simple even stitches across counted threads




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